Tag: Intervention

“Triggers” to Success

As principals and school leadership teams focus on continuous improvement efforts, they must address the three major indicators of Achievement, Attendance, and Discipline. It is important to track each individual student in each of these areas. Intervention needs to occur at defined times.  Intervention cannot be a choice; it must be a mandate. Schools cannot …

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Group Critizes Virginia School Disciplinary Tactics

According to a new report, more than 90,500 individual students were suspended or expelled from Virginia schools during the 2010-11 academic year.  JustChildren, a legal aid program that advocates on behalf of low-income students, issued a report Thursday, November 17, 2011, that is critical of disciplinary practices at Virginia’s public schools. According to the report, more …

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